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Partner Communications Reports the Appointment of a Director

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Partner Communications Company Ltd. (“Partner” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:PTNR) (TASE:PTNR), a leading Israeli mobile communications operator, reports that the Company’s Board of Directors approved on April 29, 2015 the appointment of Mr. Yehuda Saban as a member to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Yehuda Saban was nominated by the court appointed receiver with respect to most of Scailex Corporation Ltd.’s shares in the Company. In accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association and applicable law, Mr. Yehuda Saban shall serve in office until the Coming Annual General Meeting of shareholders.

Mr. Saban served as Vice President Economics & Regulation and FLNG (Floating Liquefied Natural Gas) manager at Delek Drilling & Avner oil exploration. Mr. Saban holds a B.A. in Economics & Business Management “Gradual with Honors” and an M.B.A specializing in Financing, both from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Mr.Yehuda Saban has a deep understanding of the telecommunications field from his term as Manager of the Telecommunications and Tourism Unit in the Budgets Department of the Ministry of Finance, from where he retired in September 2011 and as an active partner in the Hayek Committee that dealt with formulating a policy in the fixed line field.

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We have based these forward-looking statements on our current knowledge and our present beliefs and projections regarding possible future events. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions about Partner, about the macro-economic environment, about consumer habits and preferences when using cellular telephones, trends in the Israeli communications industry in general, the impact of current global economic conditions and possible regulatory and legal developments. In light of these risks, uncertainties and conjectures, the forward-looking events mentioned in this press release might not transpire, and actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results. For further information regarding the above-mentioned risks, uncertainties and conjectures and other risks we face, please see “Item 3. Key Information – 3D. Risk Factors,” “Item 4. Information about the Company,” “Item 5. Operating and Financial Review and Prospects,” “Item 8. Financial Information – 8A.Consolidated Financial Statements and Other Financial Information – 8A.1 Legal and Administrative Proceedings” and “Item 11. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk” in the Company’s Annual Reports on Form 20-F, and the Company’s other reports on Form 6-K, which were submitted to the United States Securities Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or for any other reason.

About Partner Communications
Partner Communications Company Ltd. (“Partner”) is a leading Israeli provider of telecommunications services (cellular, fixed-line telephony and internet services) under the orangeTM brand and under the 012 Smile brand. Partner’s ADSs are quoted on the NASDAQ Global Select MarketTM and its shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR).
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